on this day

And when I die And when I die

Born on this day in 1910 soprano Magda Olivero.

on March 25, 2023 at 10:00 AM
À la russe À la russe

On this day in 1920 the Metropolitan Opera presented the company’s first performance of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin.

on March 24, 2023 at 4:33 AM
The girl next door The girl next door

On this day in 1977 soprano Ileana Cotrubas made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Mimì.

on March 23, 2023 at 3:38 AM
The Finnish line The Finnish line

On this day in 1990 soprano Karita Mattila made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Donna Elvira in a new production of Don Giovanni.

on March 22, 2023 at 7:44 AM
“Flute-like Santos-Dumont notes” “Flute-like Santos-Dumont notes”

On this day in 1908 soprano Ellen Beach Yaw made her debut and only performance at the Metropolitan Opera as Lucia di Lammermoor.

on March 21, 2023 at 3:35 AM
Veil song Veil song

On this day in 1901 the Metropolitan Opera presented the company premiere of Reyer’s Salammbô.

on March 20, 2023 at 1:12 AM
Valentine’s massacre Valentine’s massacre

On this day in 1884 the Metropolitan Opera presented its first performance of Meyerbeer’s Les Huguenots.

on March 19, 2023 at 8:23 AM
Demimondaine Demimondaine

On this day in 1993 Tiziana Fabbricini made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Violetta.

on March 18, 2023 at 5:00 AM
Spook music Spook music

On this day in 1967 the Metropolitan Opera presented the world premiere of Marvin David Levy‘s Mourning Becomes Electra.

on March 17, 2023 at 1:14 AM
Dove sono i bei momenti Dove sono i bei momenti

On this day in 1991 soprano Renée Fleming made her Metropolitan Opera stage debut as Countess Almaviva.

on March 16, 2023 at 1:34 AM
Helen is always willing Helen is always willing

On this day in 2007 the Metropolitan Opera presented a new production of Die Ägyptische Helena.

on March 15, 2023 at 6:00 AM
Knocking on heaven’s door Knocking on heaven’s door

On this day in 1959 soprano Martina Arroyo made her Metropolitan Opera debut as the Celestial Voice in Don Carlo.

on March 14, 2023 at 4:08 PM
Cistern act Cistern act

On this day in 1965 the Metropolitan Opera offered a matinee performance of Salome featuring Birgit Nilsson.

on March 13, 2023 at 2:09 AM
Master of monumentality Master of monumentality

On this day in 1987 the Met raised the curtain on Franco Zeffirelli‘s production of Turandot.

on March 12, 2023 at 12:46 AM